Category: Politics

Impeachment: Senate Trial 1.24.2020

Today starts the fourth day of the Senate trial of Donald Trump. OIt is the third and last day of arguments made by the House management team. Tomorrow starts the first of three daysof arguments by Trump’s lawyers in his defense. Republicans have been complaining about the length of the days and the repetition of …

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Impeachment: The Senate Trial 1.23.2020

As the Senate trial of Donald Trump enters its third day, Trump is back on from Davos and tweeting at record pace. Republicans can only protect him for so long before he confesses on Twitter. Today the House managers will continue with their opening arguments focusing on his abuse of power. The trial resumes at …

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Impeachment: The Senate Trial 1.21.2020

Coverage of the Senate Trial of Donald John Trump begins live via PBS at about 12:30 PM ET. The Senate session is set to start at 1:00 PM ET. Today’s session is going to be mostly a fight over the rules that Senate Majority Leader “Midnight in Moscow” Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has put forward which …

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Impeachment: Yes, Trump Broke Federal Law

The first article of impeachment charges him with abuse of power for pressuring Ukraine to assist him in his re-election campaign by damaging Democratic rivals. Using the powers of his high office, President Trump solicited the interference of a foreign government, Ukraine, in the 2020 United States Presidential election. He did so through a scheme …

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Just Another Distraction

Why would the lunatic in the Oval Office order the assassination of one of Iran’s top generals? You have to remember how this narcissistic psychopath thinks; it’s all about him. That brings us to the obvious explanation, he needed a distraction from his pending trial in the Senate which has been headlines for weeks. Two …

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The Real World Of Grand Rapids, MI

Michigan is the birthplace and family home of our intrepid editor-in-chief and good friend ek hornbeck (No that is not his real name, but I’ll never tell. Sorry, Meteor Blades). It is also the home of a fellow blogger and friend Marcy Wheeler, proprietress of emptywheel. Marcy lives in Grand Rapids where this past Sunday …

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No Statute of Limitations: Torture

There is no statute of limitations on torture, not only for those who commit the crime but for those who condone, cover it up of refuse to prosecute it. It is illegal under International and US Law. The US is required under law to prosecute torture. President George W. Bush condoned it and covered it …

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Impeachment: House Intelligence Committee Report

Because I know you want to read it. House Intelligence Committ… by Fox News on Scribd

Impeachment: Day 5 Testimony

Thank the heavens it’s Thursday and the last day of scheduled hearings. There are none on the calendar for next week but that could change. On Monday, A federal judge intends to rule, no later than the end of the day Monday, November 25, on whether former White House counsel Donald McGahn must testify under …

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Impeachment: Day 4 Testimony

After yesterday’s marathon of the testimony of four witnesses, today should be a breeze with just three witnesses but the first one is a doozy, US European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland, and Trump millionaire buddy, who has boxed himself into a perjury corner. Sondland was assigned by President Trump to coordinate Ukrainian policy outside the …

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Impeachment: Day 3 Testimony

Day three of testimony before the House Intelligence Committee is going to be a busy one with four witnesses, who have already testified behind closed doors. First scheduled is Vice President Pence’s national security aide, Jennifer Williams, who who listened to the July 25 phone call. She previously gave her deposition behind closed doors on …

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Impeachment: Day 2 Testimony

Testimony in the impeachment investigation of Donald Trump began on Wednesday November 13 with two witnesses, Ambassador William Taylor Jr., the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, and the senior State Department official in charge of Ukraine, George P. Kent. Today we will here the testimony of former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie L. Yovanovitch. She …

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